Oskaloosa, IA 52577 US
$90,000 - $120,000 + profit sharing
Job Summary: We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Plant Manager with a background in food or beverage manufacturing. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in overseeing and optimizing our manufacturing operations to ensure efficiency, quality, and safety. Reporting directly to the VP of Manufacturing, the Plant Manager will lead a team of professionals and be responsible for managing all aspects of the production process.
- Operational Leadership: Provide strategic direction and leadership to the manufacturing team, ensuring that production goals and targets are met while maintaining a focus on quality and safety.
- Process Improvement: Continuously assess manufacturing processes and implement improvements to increase efficiency, reduce waste, and enhance product quality.
- Resource Management: Manage and allocate resources, including personnel, equipment, and materials, to meet production demands effectively.
- Quality Assurance: Implement and maintain quality control standards to ensure products meet or exceed industry and regulatory standards.
- Cost Management: Monitor production costs and work to optimize operational expenses while maintaining quality standards.
- Team Development: Recruit, train, and develop manufacturing staff, fostering a culture of continuous improvement, teamwork, and accountability.
- Safety Compliance: Ensure that all manufacturing activities comply with safety regulations and company policies, fostering a safe working environment.
- Inventory Management: Oversee inventory control, including raw materials and finished goods, to maintain appropriate stock levels.
- Reporting and Analytics: Generate regular reports on production performance, key performance indicators (KPIs), and other relevant metrics for senior management.
- Supplier and Vendor Relations: Manage relationships with suppliers and vendors to secure reliable and cost-effective sources of raw materials and services.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., Operations Management, Engineering, Business Administration) is required.
- Experience in food manufacturing or a related industry, with a minimum of [X] years in a managerial role.
- Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, quality control, and safety standards.
- Excellent leadership and team-building skills with the ability to motivate and manage a diverse workforce.
- Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical abilities.
- Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Proficiency in using relevant software and systems for production management and reporting.
- Knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry best practices in food manufacturing.
Subject: Plant Manager- Oskaloosa, IA